Steven Kalkanis MD

Steven N Kalkanis, MD

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Specialties: Neurosurgery

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Neurological Surgery

Medical School

  • Harvard Medical School, MA, 1997

Residencies & Internships

  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Neurological Surgery, MA, 2003
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, General Surgery I, MA, 1998

About Me






Hermelin Brain Tumor Center

Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery
Medical Director, Henry Ford Cancer Institute
Co-Director, Henry Ford Neuroscience Institute

I specialize in the treatment of all brain tumors including clinical trials; intracranial neurosurgery, spinal cord tumors, adult cervical and lumbar spine disease, general neurosurgery, stereotactic neurosurgery.

Research Interests
Brain Cancer Research 
Clinical trials and outcome studies for brain tumor patients 
Targeted cell-based therapy for the treatment of malignant gliomas 
Viral gene therapy and stem cell delivery for novel brain cancer therapies 
Survival-associated genetic studies for the development of personalized medicine protocols for brain tumor patients

Awards and Honors
National Executive Committee member of both the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the Joint Tumor Section Chair
National Tumor Section Guidelines Committee
Lead Author of the national guidelines for the treatment of brain metastases
President, Michigan Association of Neurological Surgeons
Editor, Neurosurgery journal
Voted one of Michigan's Top Docs by Hour Magazine, 2008-2012
Selected as the national first-place research award recipient by both the American College of Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons

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Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
6777 W Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

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